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Monks at their devotions listening to a sermon. Etching by J.M. Galván Candela, 1875, after A. Magnasco.

  • Magnasco, Alessandro, 1667?-1749
Date
[1875]
Reference
2498623i
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About this work

Description

They make extravagant gestures in the characteristic manner of Magnasco's monks

Publication/Creation

[Madrid] : [por una Sociedad de Artistas], [1875]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with aquatint ; platemark 21.8 x 28 cm

Lettering

Tristán p.tó ; Galvan g.vó

Creator/production credits

Attributed in the lettering to "Tristán", i.e. Luis Tristán de Escamilla (ca. 1587-1624), but it is a work by Alessandro Magnasco in the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando

References note

Páez. Repertorio, 816-1 ; Museo del Prado, Catálogo de estampas, 1992, n. 1616 (citations from Biblioteca Nacional online catalogue)

Lettering note

Bears number top right: "28"
Bears blind stamp, top centre of sheet: El grabador al agua fuerte, and impression number by hand in ink

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2498623i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Spanish


Where to find it

  • Impression number: 46

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